Twitter

distancing

What we need is social media distancing

July 1, 2020 9:45 am

Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional

parler

Parler is not going to replace Twitter

June 29, 2020 4:08 pm

The conservative app is not a driver of news and events

facebook

The Facebook ad boycott is a convenient virtue-signal

June 29, 2020 2:03 pm

Whisper it, but social media ads weren’t all that effective in the first place

karen justice

Viral justice and the demented war on Karens

June 23, 2020 1:37 pm

In practice, calling someone a Karen is just an excuse to abuse a middle-aged woman

online bullying

The age of online bullying is back

June 19, 2020 4:50 pm

When did the Washington Post become a high school burn-book?

fatwa twitter

The fatwa artists

June 18, 2020 12:44 pm

Twitter mobs are making journalism and literature more boring

j.k. rowling

Speak up for J.K. Rowling

June 12, 2020 11:57 am

We must stand up for women who dare to tell the truth

Twitter Flags Two Of President's Trump Tweets

Twitter’s fact-check reignites calls for big tech regulation

June 3, 2020 9:38 am

Did Twitter just blow its Section 230 immunity?

riot porn

Twitter spreads riot porn — but censors a President vowing to restore law and order

May 29, 2020 6:44 am

Progressive censorship has a bias towards anarchy

internet

We need an Internet Bill of Rights 

May 29, 2020 3:27 am

Trump’s executive order against social media censorship doesn’t go far enough

facebook

Facebook is right. Twitter is wrong

May 28, 2020 5:46 pm

Fact-checking widespread information on social media should be the job of journalists — but journalists have lost interest in facts

conspiray theories

Five more conspiracy theories Trump can use to distract the media

May 27, 2020 2:07 pm

November is a long way away

alison roman

No, Alison Roman isn’t racist

May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

On Twitter, rudeness doesn’t launch a controversy half as well as another R-word

fatwa twitter

How can Twitter decide whether COVID news is ‘untrue’?

May 13, 2020 1:11 pm

Even the scientists arent sure

myself

It’s gonna be a long day with myself

May 5, 2020 12:44 pm

Why am I so hungry? Oh because it’s noon and I’ve been on Twitter for four hours

wife

Did anyone really believe what my wife wrote about me?

April 30, 2020 3:45 pm

Spectator writers are almost never in earnest, unless it’s after midnight and we’ve been drinking

disinfectant

Disinfectant Donnie

April 25, 2020 2:26 pm

Trump turns normally sensible conservative journalists into a sort of Praetorian Guard, drawing their swords to defend his every utterance

chinese twitter

Inside the Chinese Twitter spin machine

April 23, 2020 1:16 pm

Because the Beijing trolls clearly despise Trump’s America, fewer pundits seem to mind

steak-umm

Burn in Hell, Steak-umm

April 15, 2020 11:41 am

Surely they are the last brand from whom to take lectures about ‘health’ and ‘compassion’

twitter women

How to be a woman on Twitter

April 13, 2020 3:47 pm

The constant search for validation on the internet brings out the worst in us

fatwa twitter

Giving up Twitter for Lent went well

April 10, 2020 3:44 pm

If I’m honest with myself, Twitter is the most hardcore addiction I have and it’s also the one that robs me of the most productivity

anthony fauci fetish

Perplexed by the Fauci fetish? You shouldn’t be

April 7, 2020 1:43 pm

Behind the Fauci thirst

boris johnson

The vocal minority celebrating Boris Johnson’s COVID-19 diagnosis

April 2, 2020 11:46 am

I’m not the only one to have noticed the increased level of vitriol on social media since the lockdown begun

washington post marc fisher

Our brave journalists

March 26, 2020 8:10 pm

In an uncertain time, the media falls back on the thing it knows best: dividing people